Equating the way historians will look back at the inception of the smartphone to inventions such as the elevator, air-conditioner and even automobile, the NYTimes has outlined several of the profound ways the smartphone is transforming our daily activities.
As Damon Darlin writes in the article:
“I am never lost. It is more than the Google Maps on a smartphone that keep me from going in the wrong direction. Transit maps like Pocket MUNI for when I am in San Francisco or NYC Mate and iTrans NYC for when I am in New York help prevent me from getting lost underground. NextBus, a wonderful Web site that monitors the arrival of city buses in many big cities, is a godsend.”
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